Issue Reports

March 25, 2015
As the House of Representatives prepares to vote on House Republicans’ ill-conceived, unreasonable, and unworkable budget today, dozens of organizations have expressed their strong opposition to a budget that imposes the burden of deficit reduction on the most vulnerable, low-income American households and disinvests in our nation’s future, our economy, and our long-term competitiveness. 
March 25, 2015
Today, the House will vote on House Republicans’ fiscally dishonest budget resolution that disinvests in critical investments in health care, education, job training, infrastructure, and other priorities that strengthen our nation and grow the economy. 
March 24, 2015
House Republicans' budget resolution for Fiscal Year 2016 is ill-conceived, unrealistic, and unworkable. 
March 24, 2015
Last week, House Republicans introduced a budget resolution for fiscal year 2016 that is a repeat of the same irresponsible, unworkable, and unrealistic policies they have put forward for the past several years. 
March 23, 2015
Five years ago today, on March 23, 2010, President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act into law, opening the door to quality, affordable healthcare to millions of Americans.
March 19, 2015
This week, House Republicans unveiled their budget resolution for Fiscal Year 2016. Congress should be making the tough choices needed to grow our economy and expand middle-class opportunities for American families, while promoting fiscal responsibility.
March 17, 2015
As House Republicans unveil their Fiscal Year 2016 budget resolution today, all signs point to another budget filled with empty rhetoric and partisan gimmicks instead of the tough choices needed to address our country’s fiscal challenges. 
March 12, 2015
Open enrollment for 2015 concluded last month, and 11.7 million Americans signed up for a plan during the three-month period. 
March 2, 2015
After Republicans nearly shut down the Department of Homeland Security on Friday, a seven-day continuing resolution is in place to give Congress time to pass legislation funding DHS for the entire fiscal year. 
February 26, 2015
In less than 48 hours, the Department of Homeland Security will run out of funding and shut down, putting our national security at risk at a time when we face threats at home and abroad. 
February 12, 2015
Yesterday, House Democrats introduced a clean bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security for the remainder of the fiscal year and prevent a shutdown of DHS – and every single House Republican voted against it.
February 10, 2015
With only 8 legislative days left until the Department of Homeland Security runs out of funding, House Republicans continue to hold our national security hostage to their political agenda. 
February 4, 2015
On Monday, the President released his budget for Fiscal Year 2016. His budget proposal builds on the strength of our economic recovery to make smart investments that will increase our nation’s competitiveness, while ensuring that working families share in the benefits of the recovery.
February 3, 2015
Today, House Republicans will hold their 56th vote to undermine or repeal patient protections and cost savings that the Affordable Care Act has brought to millions of Americans.
February 2, 2015
In Punxsutawney today, Phil the Groundhog emerged from his burrow and determined that the next six weeks will be mostly a repeat of the last.
January 29, 2015
Republicans have controlled both the House and the Senate for four weeks, and their record shows that they have focused on extreme, partisan legislation rather than taking action to help the middle class and all those who aspire to it.
January 27, 2015
We’re just four weeks into the 114th Congress and the Republican Majority is already off to a rough start. 
January 7, 2015
Today, the House will vote to reauthorize the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act, which expired on December 31 after the Senate failed to pass the House’s bill, which passed with a strong bipartisan vote of 417-7. 
January 5, 2015
The House of Representatives will consider its rules package for the 114th Congress when it convenes on January 6.
December 9, 2014
With only three scheduled days left on the legislative calendar, there is still more work to be done before Congress adjourns for the year.
December 5, 2014
Across the country, millions of Americans are experiencing the benefits of the Affordable Care Act. 
December 2, 2014
Congress needs to pass legislation funding the entire government before adjourning for the year, but as the scheduled adjournment date of December 11 nears, Republicans continue to threaten another harmful, costly government shutdown.
November 21, 2014
In September, House Republicans continued to waste time and taxpayer dollars by voting for the 53rd time to undermine or repeal the consumer protections, financial assistance, and expanded coverage options provided by the Affordable Care Act. 
November 17, 2014
Starting this past weekend, Americans began signing up for affordable health insurance plans for 2015 through the federal Health Insurance Marketplace.